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Genetics educator

Alfred Puehler, German genetics educator.


Puehler, Alfred was born on September 28, 1940 in Nuernberg, Bayern, Germany. Son of Karl and Bertha (Bloss) Puehler.


Diploma in physics, University Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany, 1971. Professor genetics, University Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany, 1976.


Science co-worker University Erlangen-Nuernberg, 1968-1971, assistant, 1971-1977, assistant professor, 1977-1979. Professor genetics University Bielefeld, Germany, since 1979, dean faculty of biology, 1985-1986, prorector for research, 1992-1994. Member science advisory board IPK, Gatersleben, Germany, since 1993.

Member supervisory board, chairman science committees GBF, Braunschweig, Germany, since 1996. Member Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1993. Chairman biotechnology group leaders Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), Frankfurt, Germany, 1995.

Member Central Commission for Biological Safety at the Robert Koch-Institute, Berlin, 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book series 12 vols. ) Biotechnology, since 1991. Chief editor Journal Biotechnology, since 1997.

      Reviewer German Science Foundation-General Biology, Genetics and Cell Biology, 1988-1996.


Married Rosemarie Bergmann, October 1968. Children: Florian, Simon.

Karl Puehler

Bertha (Bloss) Puehler

Rosemarie Bergmann

Florian Puehler

Simon Puehler